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ticket to a better night's sleep ♪ hey! hey honey! hey alan. uh, hey.... i'm bob, we talked at the tax store. i did your taxes. i thought you were a tax expert? today, i'm a master plumber. major tax stores advertise for preparers with "no tax experience necessary." at turbotax, you only get answers from cpas, eas or tax attorneys - all real tax experts. ...than h&r block stores and all other major tax stores district is changing the locks in an effort to protect students. by the end of february classroom doors in the lafayette school district will have newahandles that lock from the inside with a push of a button. the old doors locked only from the outside using a key. school officials say it will improve security in the wake of the sandy hook elementary tragedy ?ie. manti te'o -- >>> manti te'o admits he lied about the hoax even after he found out about the truth. he told katie couric that he enjoyed the feeling he was inspiring other people. >> my story i felt was a guy who in times of hardship and in times of trial really held strong to his faith, held strong to his family. i felt
of a jump in income taxes but there may be a backlash that is brewing. we're live with the story. >> republican state lawmakers believed california's higher taxes drive away successful people. now, they can point to pro golfer. >> i love this state. >> the professional golfer said he may move out of california because voter as proved a higher income tax on the wealthy. the he emphasized he shouldn't have talked about it until he had a plan in place. >> my apology is talking about publicly. because... i shouldn't take advantage of the form i have as a professional golfer to try to ignite change. over these issues. >> the champion said higher taxes plus an end to the bush cuts to the wealthy will take 60% of his income. >> 60% of your intum coming up? >> state republicans said i told you so. they've said higher taxes give the wealthy incentive in california. >> i just have a feeling others goring to do the same thing. >> a majority of tour players live in florida and texas. lower taxes drove this native southern california tiger woods to the sunshine state. >> i moved out of here b
up a fight in the spring over taxes, spending and the deficit. >>> it appears california will finish the month with a bump in tax revenue. according to the legislative analyst's office, the state is expected to end january $4 billion ahead of projections. the state also set a record on january 16 when the franchise tax board received $2.2 billion in taxes. experts say the excess money may be the result of a combination of state and federal tax changes. >>> government figures released today indicate that union membership in the united states is at its lowest level since the 1930's. the bureau of labor statistics says union labor declined. it's a drop of about 400,000 workers. the losses were spread across both the government and private sectors. >>> a state appeals court has upheld the right of a san jose car dealer to share its tips with other employees. in a unanimous decision, judges from the sixth district court of appeals said they could find nothing in the law that made the practice illegal. it is common in the restaurant business for waiters and waitresses to have to share tips
$4 billion more in tax revenue than expected. january16 turned out to be a record setting day with the franchise tax board receiving $2.2 billion in taxes. mostly from the 6% of filers who pay taxes quarterly. one observer suggests the spike may be from people taking profits ahead of increase in the federal tax rate. >>> governor brown is scheduled to give his third state of the state address tomorrow morning. no word from the staff on what the focus will be. political observers expect the governor to discuss a proposed tunnel to ship water. other topics include education reform, and high speed rail. you can watch the governor's address here on ktvu. it's set to start at 9:00 tomorrow morning. if you are away from your tv, we will be streaming it, on all of our mobile platforms. >>> apple's ceo talks about record revenues today, but warns about a challenging future. >> i just told you about the rainfall around the bay area today. coming up, i'm tracking how much more you can expect on your morning commute. >> but first, right after the break, making music history right here in
spending down and voters who approved proposition 30 raising taxes in november. in his speech browne called for the way education is funds and spending billions on water through that, and the governor called on moving ahead on high speed rail, all this while saying law makers must still be prudent in the future. >> the governor is right. we need to focus on a rainy day fund. we need for focus on paying down debt. >> while he talks fiscal restraint, he talks about the volatility of the budget he just pushed a system of taxs that will make our system this much more volatile. >> the governor pointed out tenuous this balanced budget is. for example decisions by the federal government on healthcare could cost the state of california billions of dollars extra, threatening those surpluses. this evening we will have more on his speech, his plans and reaction. in sacramento, ken pritchett, ktvu channel 2 news. >> the 129th rescue wing is about to embark on a rescue mission. robert joins us with this report. >> reporter: claudine there is expected to be a lot of activity going on here today. most o
for california after convincing voters to pass the tax initiative and erase billions from the budget deficit with help from a democratic supermajority elected to the legislature but republicans will pay close attention. >> i hope he talks how we build up jobs. he has been quiet on that. he certainly has taxed the high income earners again but what about getting the rest of us employed. >> the governor's speech from the chambers is expected to last half an hour. abc7 will carry the governor's state of the state address live from the state capital at 9:00 this morning and it will stream live on abc7news.com. >> later this morning, secretary of defense panetta will formally lit the ban on women serving in combat in the military. some men are concerned about the policy change. >> the u.s. military is about do become fully integrityied. panetta will announce an end to the ban on women serving in combat. >> they have proven time and time again. they will get the recognition that key. >> the move overturns a 1994 rule restricting women from being assigned to the front lines and elite combat divisio
opinion on taxes themselves. nicholson set off a firestorm of controversy when he said he may have to move out of california because of recent hikes in federal and state taxes on the wealthy. when asked about it and the farmers insurance opened in california, he compared his remarks about the mistake he made the 2006 u.s. open. >> it was like when i tried to carve a three iron around the tree and made double bogey and lost the u.s. open. i think i will learn my lesson and take the wedge and get back and play. i made a big mistake talking about the stuff publicly and i should not have done that. >> still asking for a mulligan. he said that his tax rate is over 60 percent in the state. but according to the tax foundation in california tax experts, is closer to 51%. california recently became the state with high as top marginal tax rate banks to boaters passing in november a temporary tax hike on wealthy residents. >> new this morning police searching for a man who kidnapped a 13 year-old girl, i am live on the scene. >> also watching the bay area weather as we clear up this morning. we will
campaigned for a voter approved tax hike. he turns 75 in april and has a chance to establish a legacy. he is expected to talk about high speed rail and a controversial plan to build tunnels to move water through the delta. you can watch the address right here on ktvu channel 2 morning news which starts at 9:00 a.m. and it will be treatmented live right here on ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> it is expected to show some unexpected income. it will be more than projected. they set a record on january 16th and most of the money came from taxes quarterly. it is also from people taking profits ahead of the federal tax rate. >>> san jose sharks played their first game in months and janine de la vega is where tonight's home opener is sold out. >> reporter: tonight they will be packed with the sharks fans for their long awaited team and this is the first game since the lock out ended. they have been training to fear up for the -- gear up for the season and they have already won in alberto but now they are going to the hp pavilion have been suffering from game nights. we are also out of jobs but
year to try to convince voters to approve a tax hike to deal with california's bumming. well, he successfully succeeded in doing that. so now his clout couldn't be lier and today we expect him to outline his vision on other issues beyond what last year was which was all about taxes and that's going to include as you said education, a big one. he is going to reveal a plan we expect that will offer more money and resources to poorer schools or those student who are more in need than others and also to address public universities to try to compel them to cut costs to students as well as making courses more prevalent online. infrastructure is another big one as he is expected to push for high speed rail and to talk act water issues and trying to build two massive tunnels to move water from northern california to southern california. part of today's state of the state address will be very positive in tone. the governor expected to point out that california is leading the nation in job growth and that the state's credit rating has improved dramaticly over the past several years. last b
per month. >> at least one per day. it's outrageous, us as tax paying citizens should not have to accept. >> these are the low level crimes that the police do not focus on. and exactly the types of crimes he will want police to crack down on when he begins a contract next month advising the department. in other cities, he has worked under the broken window theory. that says, if less serious crimes are not dealt with the overall crime rate will go up. at a city council meeting that ended after 2:00 in the morning the council voted 7-1 to approve a 250,000 contract to hire him. his opponents seem more concerned with the support of a stop and frisk policy. they feel it will lead to racial profiling. >> you are bringing in somebody very controversial. it's going to be an up hill battle. >> late this afternoon, the council's decision was defended to bring him on board. >> he is neither the devil, nor a savior, he is part of a team. >> this plan is not about him, it's about policy partnership. >> and the police chief went on to say that he will not be attending community meetings as
. i think it's something us as tax paying citizens should not have. >> reporter: the broken window theory which says if less serious crimes are not dealt with the overall crime rate will increase. bratton's opponent seemed most concerned of his stop and frisk policy because they fear it will lead to racial profiling. >> you're bringing in somebody very controversial. >> this particular plan not about bill bratton. it's about partnership. >> reporter: i spoke by phone earlier today to bill bratton's wife and she tells me he is in detroit working on a project similar to the one he will be working on here in oakland and, again, raj and jessica, he will be here in oakland in mid-february. monte francis, nbc bay area news. >> okay, thank you, monte. look who is back in town. all the talk might be about the niners right now but the men in teal are back on the ice in san jose. the shortened home season will begin tomorrow. boy, not only shark fans but downtown owners, business owners, they really need this. >> reporter: yeah, you know, jessica, the city is really hoping this brings some l
and the tax revenue. >> they are moving over here. i guess it will put us on the map. >> abc7 news. >> abc7 news has an entire team heading to the super bowl. they will be joined by abc7 news reporters wayne freedman. we will be tweeting updates at abc7 news bay area. stay with us. we have a lot planned. >> it will be a lot of fun. >>> let's find out about how our weather is shaping up. >> we talked about it at the top and the rain is here. sandhya patel is here. >> you will see wet pavement tomorrow morning. as you look at live doppler 7hd we still have some rain and some showers across the bay area. let's get first to the north bay. from ukiah to clear lake we are seeing rainfall. it is moderate in intensity. it is right around the clear lake area. you can see it here in the yellows. just keep that in mind. we do have a lighter return across the bay area. in the east bay, san leandro and hayward and castro valley and union city is getting some wet roadways right now and down the peninsula lighter showers from san mateo and across 92 and heading down toward belmont and san carlos. we have
and they expect an optimistic speech that looks forward. he successfully approved a campaign tax hike and he has a chance to establish a legacy and is expected to talk about high speed rail and a controversial plan to move tunnels through the southerland and through the delta. >>> we will stream in on our mobile platforms. apple was not what people expected. iphone sales leveled off and growth is slowing. they deinfluenced any -- denounced any new ideas and they said it is filled with -- chock filled with new ideas and it is not as high and is expected to dip later today. >>> we are doing well around the bay area and as a matter of fact if we look at the pictures i want to show you east shore freeway is doing welcoming out from vallejo, but it is still wet as you might see when you leave the house pause of the overnight rain and no major problems pie the toll and traffic is moving along nicely. >>> if you are driving on the peninsular southbound 101 to redwood city and palo alto, if you are driving off to the freeways the drive is off to a good start and 880 and 208 is being picked up, rosemary
say he survived and success fully campaigned for a voter approved tax hike and now has a chance to establish a legacy. he is expected to talk about high speed rail and a controversial plan to build tunnels to move water through the delta to the southerland. you can watch right here and we will also stream it on our mobile platforms. >>> they will start at the shark tank and now in san jose where the tension is definitely building. >>> fans here put up a big sharks' banner for everybody to see. >> reporter: tonight there will be a lot of teal and black for everybody to see and they have not played in the last 3 and a half months because owners and players could not come up with a collective bargaining agreement but since the lock out it has now been shortened only a few games and some fans say there are no hard feelings. >> i am not mad about it, it is business because they have to get it right first. they all have to come together and figure out what it is. we are the ones out here waiting and i am not mad but i am excited they are here. >> reporter: the return of the sharks sig
the nearly $200,000 facebook will pay in property taxes. >>> california's senator dianne feinstein wants to reinstate a ban on certain firearmses across the country. she will introduce a bill to ban assault weapons and high capacity ammunition clips. it's co-sponsored by connecticut's democrat in the wake of the sandy hook elementary shooting. it's opposed by the nra. vice president joe biden will continue to discuss gun violence today at 10:45 our time. >>> tough questions for secretary of state hillary clinton on the attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi. >> this went on for hours yesterday. clinton got angry when a republican senator asked her about allegedly misleading the public. >> with all due respect, the fact is, we had four dead americans. was it because of a protest or was it because of guys out for a walk one night who decided they would go kill some americans? what difference at this point does it make! it is our job to figure out what happened and do everything we can to prevent it from ever happening again, senator. [ banging desk
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a million dollars ove 10 years, not including the $200,000 facebook will pay in property taxes each year. >>> a 13-year-old girl fights off a kidnapper in san jose and escapes. this man tried to grab the teen on 33rd and saint james streets last friday morning. a neighbor's home surveillance video caught the struggle. you can see the victim right there wearing white. she gets snatched from behind and dragged into a dark driveway. police say the girl started screaming and put up a good fight. 14 seconds later she breaks free and ends up running down the street. neighbors like manuel alvez came out. he even got in his car to look for the suspect. >> it wouldn't have been a pretty sight. i would have had do what i had to do and turn him in to the authorities. >> he said he missed the suspect by about a minute. >>> brentwood union school district is under fire for standing behind an abusive teacher. dina holder was convicted of kicking an autistic child two years ago. after it was reported, the district moved her to another school. earlier this month,
families and pay our taxes and buy the things other americans make. that is what is means when the label says union. ♪ look for the union label when you are buying ♪ >> you may remember that commercial from 1978. a lot has danged since then. the bureau of labor statistics says the unionization rate fell to the lowest level since the 1930s. among the hardest hit teachers and other public is sector workers in cash strapped states and cities around the country. >>> the new you state of the art sf jazz center opens with a star filled going on as we speak. a few blocks from city hall at franklin and fell in hey's valley. >> reporter: this is just a taste of what tonight's sold out crowd will hear. the first jazz artist to win a grammy of best new artist. the legendary mccoy tyner on piano. grammy winning saxophonist and on drums a member of the sf jazz collective. >> it is nice to have a place dedicated to jazz where you can just play music and just kind of have fun and jazz still fills a lot. ♪ >> musicians say there is no place other than jazz at lincoln center in new york designed wi
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the next 10 years. that does not include the nearly $200,000 facebook will pay in property taxes. >>> california's senior senator wants to reinstate a ban on certain firearms across the country. today democrat dianne feinstein will introduce a bill to ban assault weapons and high capacity ammunition clips. her bill is co-sponsored by both connecticut democrats in the senate in the wake of the sandy hook school shootings in their state. it's opposed by the nra. >>> some tough questions for secretary of state hillary clinton on the attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi. >> this went on for hours yesterday. clinton got angry when a republican senator asked her about allegedly misleading the public. here she is. >> with all due respect, the fact is, we had four dead americans! was it because of a protest or was it because of guys out for a walk one night who decided they would go kill some americans?! what difference at this point does it make! it is our job to figure out what happened and do everything we can to prevent it from ever happenin
the second system will drop through. this is a cool our tax system not a lot of moisture associated with it we could see showers. >> here's a look at futurecast for the possibility for rain as we head into friday in it. i ran for livermore for those of you along the mid peninsula as we set the clock into motion you can see a passing band of rain by 3:00 p.m. starting from the north bay first. >> your kron 4 7 day around the bay forecast shows the potential for showers are route into saturday and sunday. we could also pick up some showers as we start the next work week. >> tuesday and wednesday will be a cold start. the inland lows hovering around the freezing mark. we will be dry as we head into the middle of next week. >> high pressure will start to build and we will have more on that very important extended forecast coming up. >> in the meantime the bridges check the perfect time to leave home if you are heading to the bay bridge. the toll plaza shot looks good you will see a handful of cars. no wait at the pay gates. the time eight to nine minutes at the foot of the maize to frem
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